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World Athletics Championships 2023: Men's 110m Hurdles - Grant Holloway Completes His Championship Gold Hat-trick

American star Grant Holloway completed his three straight gold medals in the men’s 110m hurdles in the World Athletics Championships after winning his third Championship gold in the 2023 edition at Budapest, Hungary.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 23.08.2023
World Athletics Championships 2023 Mens 110m Hurdles Grant Holloway Completes His Championship Gold Hat-trick

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American star Grant Holloway completed his three straight gold medals in the men’s 110m hurdles in the World Athletics Championships after winning his third Championship gold in the 2023 edition at Budapest, Hungary.


World Athletics Championships 2023: Men's 110 Metres Hurdles – The Race and New History Maker

On Monday (21 August), during the final of the men’s 110m hurdles in the World Athletics Championships 2023, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic silver medallist Holloway completed the race in 12.96 seconds. It was his fastest performance this season.

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In both the previous two editions of the World Athletics Championships (2019 and 2022), the American athlete won the gold medals in the men’s 110m hurdles events.

While the American Allen Johnson has the record of four Championship gold medals in the men’s 110m hurdles event (1995, 1997, 2001 and 2003), Holloway became the second athlete to win three successive Championship gold medals in this event after the American athlete Greg Foster (1983, 1987 and 1991).


World Athletics Championships 2023: Men's 110 Metres Hurdles – USA took bronze too, while Jamaica shined with silver

USA also shined with a bronze medal in the men’s 110m hurdles in the World Athletics Championships 2023 as Daniel Roberts secured a podium finish after ending the race in 13.09 seconds.

Jamaican athlete Hansle Parchment, the reigning Summer Olympic gold medallist, claimed the silver medal with his season-best performance (13.07s).


World Athletics Championships 2023: Men's 110 Metres Hurdles (Final Status)


Rank

Athlete

Country

Mark

1

Grant Holloway

United States

12.96 (SB)

2

Hansle Parchment

Jamaica

13.07 (SB)

3

Daniel Roberts

United States

13.09

4

Freddie Crittenden

United States

13.16 (SB)

5

Shunsuke Izumiya

Japan

13.19

6

Sasha Zhoya

France

13.26

7

Jason Joseph

Switzerland

13.28

8

Wilhem Belocian

France

13.32

(NOTE:  SB = Season Best)


What did Grant Holloway say?

Holloway felt speechless after winning his third Championship gold medal, which will cherish his heart.

Holloway told the American broadcast on Peacock, "I'm speechless right now. Nothing feels like the first one, but this one I'm definitely going to cherish in my heart.”

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